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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Placogyra was named by Koby (1904) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo J Tith-u Sepkoski's reference number: 820]. Its type is Placogyra felixi.

It was assigned to Rhipidogyridae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Placogyra Koby
1937Kologyra Wells
1956Placogyra Wells
1976Ogilvinella Eliasova
1991Kologyra Lauxmann
2002Ogilvinella Baron-Szabo
2002Kologyra Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Ogilvinella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Placogyra Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Kologyra Pandey and Fürsich

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyRhipidogyridaeKoby 1905
subfamilyRhipidogyrinaeKoby 1905
genusPlacogyraKoby 1904

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available